Utagawa Yoshitsuya: Hakamadare and Giant Snake

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Artist: Utagawa Yoshitsuya
Title: Hakamadare and Giant Snake
Series: An Assortment of Magic in Great Japan (Dai Nihon jutsu zukushi)
Date: 1861

An actor in the role of the outlaw Yasusuke Hakamadare unfolls a scroll, perhaps thus summoning the giant snake that coils all about him. Adding to the drama are many falling leaves.

Condition: Excellent impression. Very good color and condition. Some trimming and crease near right margin.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Tsujiokaya Bunsuke
Signature: Ichieisai Yoshitsuya ga